Welcome! to another article, in this article I will show you How to Install Mac OS X El Capitan on VirtualBox on Windows. as you guided you in previous articles different kinds of macOS operating system you tested on VirtualBox and Windows. Therefore in this article, you will learn how you can install Mac OS X El Capitan on VirtualBox. Be patient I will show you the simple steps of installation of Mac OS X El Capitan, this can be, difficult process but I will shorten for you that you should install easily on VirtualBox. In this step, you can download Mac OS X Capitan free.
Mac OS X El Capitan is one of the greatest operating systems for Mac and Macintosh, Mac OS X EL the twelfth major release of Mac OS X. Which can support desktop and server operating system for Macintosh systems? It is the successor to OS X Yosemite and focuses on the security and performance of it. Mac OS X El Capitan was released in 2015 as a WWDC keynote.
System requirements to install Mac OS X El Capitan
- MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini
- iMac Mini
- Mac Pro
Note: This is the system that you can install this operating system on it, or in another case you can test that on VirtualBox, that in this article I will guide.
Install Mac OS X El Capitan on VirtualBox
Before going to install Mac OS X El Capitan, you need to download VirtualBox. After that, you downloaded successfully VirtualBox install the software on your PC. remember one thing that VirtualBox and VMware Workstation this too is one of the greatest tool Virtualization. Therefore, you can not run these two machines in the same otherwise you will face different kinds on a problem during installation. And you can download the requirement from the below link.
- Download VirtualBox Latest Version
- Download Mac OS X El Capitan (Google Drive)
Extract Image File:
After you downloaded the Image file, now you need to extract that because that is compressed by WinRaR, to Extract that from compress you need WinRaR or 7Zip, always compress your important files with this two nice tool. Because, it will give your file out of Viruses, after that install one of this tool and just Right Click and select Extract Here.
Note: Extract the Mac OS El Capitan compressed file with 7Zip, because the Mac OS ISO file is compressed by 7Zip.
Install VirtualBox and create a new Virtual Machine
You can download VirtualBox from the given above link. After that, the download is complete the process of installation is so easy and simple, just open VirtualBox setup and click Next, again Next and finally Finish the installation.
Step 1. After that, you successfully installed VirtualBox on your PC, now in this step open VirtualBox and Click on Create New, or you can use the shortcut key CTRL+N.
Step 2. In this step, you need to give Name and operating system, please choose a descriptive name for the new virtual machine and select the type of operating system you intend to install on it. the name you choose will be used throughout VirtualBox to identify this machine. When you type the name of an operating system it will automatically appear there the Type, Version and finally click Next.
Step 3. After that, you clicked on the next other windows will come, so there you need to select the amount of Memory (RAM) for Virtual machine. At least select 2 GB of RAM 4096 and click Next.
Step 4. In this step, you need to select your hard disk type. so I recommend you to select Use an existing virtual hard disk file and click on the folder icon.
Step 5. After that, you clicked on the folder icon now in here select the image file of Mac OS X El Capitan and click the “Open” button.
Step 6. In this step, you are done with all the settings it is time to create a virtual machine for Mac OS X El Capitan. Therefore, you need to press on Create.
Edit created the virtual machine
After that, you have successfully created the virtual machine now you need some more settings for the virtual machine. Therefore, run the VirtualBox and click on settings then you will need to complete the settings for Mac OS X El Capitan. To have better performance of the installation.
Step 7. In this step, on the left-handed click on the “System” and click on the Motherboard, select the base memory 5134 and uncheck the Floppy disk. Therefore, click on the Processor tab and increase the processor up to 4.
Step 8. In this step, select the Display setting and increase the Video Memory 128 MB, and on Network Enable network adapter and click OK.
Step 9. Now go to USB and select USB 3.0 (xHCI) Controller and click OK.
Add the codes to VirtualBox
It is simple to copy and paste the codes to VirtualBox. Therefore, you need some simple steps to do that open Comment prompt/CMD and Run As Administrator, then Replace the Virtual machine Name with VirtualBox codes and. and finally, you need to copy-paste each code step by step just hitting enter.
Codes for Virtualbox 5.0.x
cd “C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\” VBoxManage.exe modifyvm “mac os el capitan” –-cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbff VBoxManage setextradata “mac os el capitan” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct” “iMac11,3” VBoxManage setextradata “mac os el capitan” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion” “1.0” VBoxManage setextradata “mac os el capitan” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct” “Iloveapple” VBoxManage setextradata “mac os el capitan” “VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey” “ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc” VBoxManage setextradata “mac os el capitan” “VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC” 1 Codes for Virtualbox 4.x.x cd “C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\” VBoxManage.exe modifyvm “Your VM Name” –-cpuidset 00000001 000306a9 04100800 7fbae3ff bfebfbff VBoxManage setextradata “Your VM Name” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct” “MacBookPro11,3” VBoxManage setextradata “Your VM Name” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion” “1.0” VBoxManage setextradata “Your VM Name” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct” “Iloveapple” VBoxManage setextradata “Your VM Name” “VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey” “ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc” VBoxManage setextradata “Your VM Name” “VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC” 1
Now Run CMD As Administrator. So you need to copy and paste the codes on CMD, one by one just by pressing enter, you can have the codes from above, if you are using Virtualbox 5.0 so can copy the code, so if you are using Virtualbox 4.0.0 you can have that. Therefore, if you are using the new version of Virtualbox like 6.0 version you need to copy the Codes for Virtualbox 5.0.x.
Now start a clean installation of Mac OS X El Capitan
Step #1. Now you are completely done with settings of Mac OS X EL on VirtualBox. Now run VirtualBox then click on the Start button of VirtualBox to run the setup.
Step #2. After that, you start the installation you will see a black window full of code just wait a second it will complete.
Step #3. In this step, choose your Language then click Continue, or can go default also.
Step #4. In this step, select your keyboard layout and click Continue. Then if you want to bring changes you can click on Show All also.
Step #5. In this step, you need to select the Transfer Information to This Mac method. Therefore, you have Three option, I recommend to select Don’t Transfer any information Now and click Continue.
Step #6. In this step, you need to select your location services and click on the Continue button and select Don’t Use.
Step #7. In this step, you need to provide your Apple or Icloud account. Therefore, if you have any Apple account you can enter that if you don’t have then click on Don’t Sign in, then click on Continue and select Skip.
Step #8. In this step, of license and agreement simply click Continue and click on Agree.
Create a Computer Account
Step #9. Here, you need to create a computer account. Therefore, you should give Full name, Account Name, Password, then Hint finally click on Continue. And wait for a second to create.
Step #10. In this step, select your time zone to select a time zone, click the map near your location and choose a city from the closest menu. Then click Continue.
Step #11. In this step, of Diagnostics & Usage do nothing click Continue.
Step #12. In this step, it will automatically Be Setting Up your Mac wait for some seconds.
Step #13. Now you are successfully done with the installation of Mac OS X El Capitan operating system on VirtualBox. Therefore, after this, you can use that on Virtualbox like you are using this operating system on your Mac computer.
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